Pointers to Do to Get Your Clogged Up Kitchen Sink Running Again
It is not a fun situation when your kitchen sink is clogged up and you have lots of dishes to wash and children to take care of. Especially for those single moms out there, it is not easy to deal with this issue especially if you are not a handy person and you do not have the right tools to get the problem right. Stinking water in the sink that won’t drain even being left for some time can be very frustrating. Friends and families may offer suggestions but sometimes not effective even after your tried. Therefore, here are some pointers to follow in order to get your sink back up and running at no time at all.
Our first recommendation is as easy as calling a plumber. In other words, do not stress yourself out, and make it easy on your part by just calling a plumber in your area. Finding good plumbers is easy, and you can do this by looking at various lists in your area. The cost of hiring a plumber is not that expensive and so this should be within your budget.
Even before calling a plumber, you might want to try the very simple tool called a plunger and see if it can solve the clogged up sink, and so this is our second advice. This tool is readily available in any store at a very affordable price, and so it is advisable to have this ready in your house. In using the plunger, try to get it cover the drain hole completely, then work it up and down in quick motion so that the clog will loosen up with its suction effect.
Next tip is to remove the pipe and clean it. First is put a bucket below the sink to catch the water, unfasten the pipe and remove it. You can also use a wire hanger to work through with the pipeline, just make sure that no obstructions are present. If with these simple means the problem is still not fixed, then cloggings could be happening in the wall or below your house, in which you have to use an auger or a drain snake. This tool is also readily available in stores that you can buy, or if not, have your plumber bring it and use it to solve your problem if need be.
Actually, the best way to avoid this problem is to have a reliable garbage disposal under your sink in the first place. You can break through big food particles before it goes down the pipe thus avoid a clogged sink.